Hundreds demonstrate in Peterborough opposing B.C. natural gas pipeline project –

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 201958 Views

January 9, 2019

Peterborough was one of 55 cities across Canada on Tuesday where demonstrations were held to support Wet’suwet’en First Nation in northern B.C., where Indigenous protesters are opposing a natural gas pipeline.

In Peterborough, members of area First Nations and supporters gathered in Confederation Park to show support for the First Nation in B.C., which Monday was the focus of an RCMP action that resulted in 14 arrests.

The B.C. First Nation says it did not give permission for a natural gas pipeline to cross its land and protesters there blocked an access road to a construction site. Yet the company building the pipeline had a court order granting an injunction against demonstrators.

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